Lena Müller

Half German, half Yugoslav, Lena grew up in Berlin and in Paris. After a degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Oxford University, Lena worked in a Belgrade-based human rights think-tank devising and leading large-scale civil society projects. Lena turned to acting in theatre and film and to producing. She founded a theatre and film collective in Berlin, produced short films, worked as assistant director/producer for Doc en Stock/arte, and for Kloos&Co.Medien/RISE AND SHINE where she was responsible for project development and world sales. She created the production company von.müller.film in 2009 with the aim to develop, produce and direct creative and documentaries for cinema and TV. DRAGAN WENDE – WEST BERLIN will be her first feature length documentary film as director-producer.


“FAM– Frauen am Montag”, mocumentary, 2009 (co-director, producer)

“Je suis homo, et alors?”, arte, 52min, Felix-Rexhausen Award, 2007 (assistant director and producer)

“Angelina”, directed by Daniel Hyan, 2005, (producer)

Dragan von Petrovic

Dragan grew up in Leskovac, South Serbia. He studied philosophy at the University of Belgrade and worked as a sports journalist for the TV station Studio B. He finished the AFC Film Directing School before enrolling in the Film Editing Department at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade. His feature documentary "Dragan Wende - West Berlin" was screened at many festivals including Hot Docs Toronto, DOK Leipzig, Monterrey FF, Achtung Berlin, Golden Apricot, Kustendorf, and won Best Documentary or Audience Awwards at the Trieste Film Festival, Max Ophuls Prize, FEST New Directors, Mexico International FF, and nominations for Prix Europa and German Documentary Film Prize.He worked as a freelance film editor on awarded documentaries (“Naked Island” - Heart of Sarajevo for Best Documentary) and feature fiction films (“Barbarians“ - Special Jury Prize,  Karlovy Vary; „The Disobedient“ - Sundance Film Festival). He also works as a guest lecturer as well as an editing doctor on documentary films.


“Naked Island“, editor, documentary, 76 min,

2014 Best Documentary Award - Sarajevo Film Festival

“Barbarians“, editor, feature fiction, 87 min,

2014 Special Jury Mention - Karlovy Vary Film Festival

Best Debut Film - European Film Festival Palic

“The Disobedient“, co-editor, feature fiction, 106 min,

2014 Competition - Sundance Film Festival

Best Film Award - Cinema City Film Festival

“The Bag“, editor, short fiction, 22 min,

2013 Grand Prix - Belgrade Documentary and Short Film Festival

“Tarot, Serbia!“, editor, documentary, 60 min,

2010 Audiennce Award - Beldocs Documentary Film Festival

Competition - Go-East Film Festival, Wiesbaden

Vuk Maksimovič

Vuk grew up in Belgrade and Bratislava. He studied cinematography at the Belgrade Acadamy of Arts (AUBK). He was DoP and co-author of the documentary „The Users“ (Korisnici,40 min) and the road movie documentary „Tarot,Serbia!“ (56 min). He was responsible for video, motion graphics and light design for several theatre plays at CZKM in Belgrade.